SEVERE WX : Red Flag Warning - Freeze Warning View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Mumbai Terror Attacks Fast Facts

Here's a look at the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India, which took place November 26-29, 2008....

Posted: Nov 13, 2018 6:41 AM
Updated: Nov 13, 2018 6:41 AM

Here's a look at the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India, which took place November 26-29, 2008.

Facts:
Ten Pakistani men associated with the terror group Lashkar-e-Tayyiba stormed buildings in Mumbai, killing 164 people. Nine of the gunmen were killed during the attacks, one survived. Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman, was executed in November 2012.

Asia

Crime, law enforcement and corrections

Criminal offenses

Fires

Homicide

Hostage taking

Hotels and motels

India

Lodging

Marine transportation

Marine vessels

Mass murder

Middle East

Middle East and North Africa

Mumbai

Mumbai terrorist attacks

Murder

National security

Pakistan

Shootings

South Asia

Terrorism

Terrorist attacks

Travel and tourism

Unrest, conflicts and war

Capital punishment

Societal issues

Destinations and attractions

Law and legal system

Monuments and historical sites

Taj Mahal

Transportation and warehousing

Rail transportation

Railway

Transportation infrastructure

Accidents, disasters and safety

Business and industry sectors

Crimes against persons

Criminal law

International relations and national security

Society

Terrorism and counter-terrorism

Business, economy and trade

Fast Facts

Lashkar-e Tayyiba

Continents and regions

Deaths and fatalities

Misc organizations

They traveled from Karachi, Pakistan, to Mumbai via boat. Along the way, they hijacked a fishing trawler and killed four crew members, throwing their bodies overboard. They also slit the captain's throat.

The terrorists docked at the Mumbai waterfront near the Gateway of India monument. They hijacked cars, including a police van, and split into at least three groups to carry out the attacks, according to police. The attackers used automatic weapons and grenades.

Locations:
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station:
November 26, 2008 - Approximately 58 people are killed during a 90-minute attack.
As the gunmen leave the train station, they fire into a crowd gathered around a police barricade. Ten additional people are killed outside the station.

Cafe Leopold:
November 26, 2008 - Approximately 10 people are killed in an attack which lasts 10-15 minutes.

Cama and Albless Hospital:
November 26, 2008 - Outside the hospital, gunmen ambush a group of police officers and kill six of them.

Nariman House:
November 26-28, 2008 - Seven people are killed in a three-day siege at a Jewish community center.

Oberoi-Trident Hotel:
November 26-28, 2008 - Approximately 30 people are killed in a three-day siege.

Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel:
November 26-29, 2008 - Approximately 31 people are killed in the four-day siege.

Aftermath:

February 25, 2009 - Kasab, the lone surviving gunman, is formally charged.

October 3, 2009 - US citizen David Coleman Headley (aka Daood Gilani) is arrested in Chicago. He is accused of scouting out locations to target in the Mumbai attack.

October 18, 2009 - Canadian citizen Tahawwur Hussain Rana is arrested in Chicago. He is accused of facilitating the 2008 attacks by helping associate Headley obtain a fake visa to travel to Pakistan.

November 25, 2009 - Seven men are charged in Pakistan in connection with the attacks, including the alleged mastermind, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.

March 18, 2010 - Headley pleads guilty.

May 3, 2010 - Kasab is convicted of murder, conspiracy and waging war on India.

May 6, 2010 - Kasab is sentenced to death by hanging.

June 9, 2011 - Rana is found not guilty of conspiracy to provide material support to the Mumbai attackers.

November 21, 2012 - Kasab is executed at 7:30 a.m. in an Indian prison.

January 24, 2013 - Headley is sentenced to 35 years in prison.

March 13, 2015 - The Islamabad High Court in Pakistan orders the release of Lakhvi, calling his detention illegal.

April 10, 2015 - Lakhvi is released on bail.

January 29, 2017 - Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, the leader of a group associated with Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, is placed under house arrest in Pakistan for his suspected role in the Mumbai attacks.

November 24, 2017 - Authorities in Pakistan say that Saeed has been freed from house arrest. The United States, which labels Saeed as the leader of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, said it was "deeply concerned" about his release.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 41348

Reported Deaths: 649
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah8955159
Marion5684107
Washington561274
Umatilla332844
Clackamas306165
Lane229427
Malheur189737
Jackson16176
Deschutes109813
Yamhill98315
Linn78815
Polk64315
Jefferson6009
Morrow5436
Lincoln51113
Union4652
Benton4336
Klamath4053
Wasco34715
Douglas3425
Hood River2771
Josephine2623
Columbia2531
Clatsop2370
Coos2360
Baker1143
Crook1002
Tillamook700
Curry571
Wallowa402
Lake340
Harney210
Sherman180
Gilliam110
Grant110
Wheeler10
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 898799

Reported Deaths: 17305
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2968216974
Riverside657571279
San Bernardino617261070
Orange580101440
San Diego53928867
Kern33669416
Fresno30471436
Sacramento25094482
Santa Clara23881388
Alameda23133456
San Joaquin21528488
Contra Costa18413240
Stanislaus17509396
Tulare17425284
Ventura14124162
Imperial12700336
San Francisco12032140
Monterey1128487
San Mateo11002159
Santa Barbara9715120
Merced9439154
Sonoma9163134
Kings820183
Solano728674
Marin7045128
Madera498174
San Luis Obispo412132
Placer408857
Yolo314458
Butte304652
Santa Cruz275325
Napa192815
Shasta183930
Sutter183712
San Benito143215
El Dorado13084
Yuba129310
Mendocino112121
Tehama8528
Lassen7641
Lake67915
Glenn6523
Nevada6038
Humboldt5619
Colusa5496
Calaveras33917
Amador31716
Tuolumne2624
Inyo22715
Siskiyou1880
Del Norte1781
Mono1762
Mariposa782
Plumas630
Modoc290
Trinity260
Sierra60
Alpine30
Unassigned00
Medford
Scattered Clouds
49° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 49°
Brookings
Clear
56° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 56°
Crater Lake
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 33°
Grants Pass
Few Clouds
41° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 41°
Klamath Falls
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 33°
Cold night, windy Sunday
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events